cornflower tutorial

I use Nicholas Lodge gum paste receipt what dries really fast . With this flower I preferred to tape the star side flowers to the base until they were still soft a little, it prevents breaking them. I never saw a cornflower tutorial, but I needed...

Two-Toned Bow Tutorial

I first saw a two-toned bow on a yellow tiered cake by Sweet Picasso Cake Creations. Afterward a design popped in my head that had this bow as the centrepiece. It makes such a statement so it’s tempting to use it to highlight a cake. I try not to...

My Willie Nelson Experience

I’m really fortunate to live in a city like Nashville, TN. I’ve had the honor & pleasure of meeting and working with quite a few musicians and celebrities that live around here. What a perk! Around this time last year, I was contacted by...

Budgeting for a Custom (Commissioned) Cake:

NOTE: I wrote the following for the uneducated out there who flip out when I tell them that I don’t turn my oven on for less than $150.00: When I speak to potential clients, I always ask “Do you have a budget in mind for your cake?”...

Gravity Defying Chocolate Cake

I loved the challenge of creating my first Gravity Defying Cake. If you have the right support system you can create endless designs to make anyone speechless. The cake I am showing you is on a much smaller scale, so you may need more...